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Design Coordinator

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The New Role:


As we continue to grow, we are looking for a Design Coordinator to join us in a new role based in Adelaide office with travel to site as required. Reporting to the Lead Facilities Engineer, you will be carrying out varied design and drafting work across civil, structural and mechanical projects as well as coordinating deliverables with our external engineering providers.


What you’ll be doing:


In this role you will support the engineering design for the ongoing development of ELA’s Arnhem Space Centre. This will see you build the 3D model of our current facilities and develop it to support the Phase 2 Master Plan. You will also work across the business to provide mapping, modelling, and drafting expertise as required to support planning, development, and implementation.


On a day-to-day basis you will prepare engineering drawings, specifications, and work packages to support tenders for fabrication and construction, develop and manage ELA’s controlled drawings process and library, capture as-constructed data and build our site facilities and services model, as well as provide general project and technical support to help implement our site operations and related activities.


What we are looking for:


  • Highly proficient across industry standard design packages, including AutoCAD and SolidWorks.

  • Proven experiences developing and implementing fit-for-purpose designs for remote infrastructure and facilities.

  • Qualifications in Engineering or related technical discipline.

  • +8 years’ experience in heavy engineering, oil & gas or defence.

  • You don’t know the phrase “that’s not my job” and are a real “can do“ person.

  • You’re fun and casual but very good at what you do.

  • You will be hardworking and a team player, looking to become part of a vibrant and supportive team.

  • You are comfortable engaging with people both internally and externally and will have a strong technical grounding to support hitting the ground running as well as the opportunity for further growth in your career.


About Equatorial Launch Australia


Equatorial Launch Australia (ELA) owns and operates the Arnhem Space Centre (ASC), a multi-user commercial spaceport in East Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory, Australia at 12° S. For our first space launches, ELA were contracted by NASA to launch Australia’s first commercial rockets to space from our site in June and July 2022.


You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this position.


Equatorial Launch Australia is passionate about creating a culture that values inclusion and diversity, where all our people are treated fairly and respectfully

Company: Equatorial Launch Australia

Location: Adelaide, South Australia


Company Size: 11-50 Employees


Job Type: Full Time

Date: 2 Nov 2022

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